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Shared Sewing Lessons at Crumbz Craft - twice the value for half the price!

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Shared Sewing Lessons at Crumbz Craft - twice the value for half the price!

Sharing a Sewing Lesson - is just sew sensible! It’s not everyday you win a sewing machine is it!?   But that’s exactly what happened to one of our lovely customers, Margaret Baker when she rang in to Darren James’ radio show on 3AW and unexpectedly won a brand new wiz bang ultra modern Toyota Oekaki sewing machine – which of course she had no idea how to drive!   As a teenager growing up in England Margaret was a keen seamstress – ‘It’s what you did, if you wanted something new to wear for the dance that night –...

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bespoke clothing - made to order

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Crumbz clothing – where quality meets individuality I don’t know about you, but this year I’m really struggling to get excited by the clothes I’m seeing in the shops.  The department stores and fashion outlets that I used to love being inspired by aren’t doing it for me this season; their merchandising used to be cutting edge, new, stylish and exciting but what I’m seeing is row after row of untailored clothes in drab colours often made out of cheap fabric! Over the past 20 years here in Australia, high quality fashion has become the norm, raising the bar and...

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Kids aprons are a Mum’s best friend

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OK, so the kids are back at school and you don’t like admitting it, but it’s actually a bit of a relief.  Life can get back to normal.  Routines can be established.  But the constant washing of school uniforms is always going to be a chore!!  What if I told you that we at Crumbz have come up with a bit of a solution for you?   You see for some people, aprons are just for us grownups to pull on over their heads when they’re in the kitchen making dinner.  But for kids, aprons are FAR more versatile.  ...

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Crafty Christmas Gifts with the Values of Yesteryear

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As a busy Mum, sadly Christmas can seem like an ordeal to be lived through, rather  than a time for celebrating. All too easily it can feel like the true values of Christmas have been lost in the commercialism and blatant spend, spend, spend marketing messages we’re subjected to, as early as now! And when it comes to choosing Christmas presents for all your kids and their friends, the ‘love’ for Christmas can be lost very quickly. We have great intentions; we set out determined not to spoil and over indulge our kids, but we end up helpless to control the gift giving,...

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